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The author reports on the consequences of the recent Orthodox-Evangelical dispute.
The minister of manpower and immigration announced last week that the private sector should grant its workers holiday and paid leave on Coptic Christmas.
In an interview with Gerrit Roos of Reformatorisch Dagblad and Cornelis Hulsman, Bishop Marqus highlights the problems facing Christians in Egypt today. These problems include issues such as church building, conversion, the Egyptian education system and the emigration of Christians abroad.
The number of Christians is seriously diminishing in Arab countries. Conflicts in the region are behind their collective emigration.
On the occasion of the New Year, Counselor Labīb Halīm Labīb, author of the article and deputy president of the Council of State, sends a number of greeting cards to Christian personalities, wishing them a happy new year.
The article discusses the heated issue of Coptic feasts, and if Copts are entitled to paid leave to honor these celebrations.
President Husnī Mubārak called His Holiness Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Church wishing him, and the Coptic community in Egypt and abroad, a Merry Christmas.
Most of the Egyptian papers and magazines devoted full pages to congratulate Christians on Christmas. Christian and Muslim writers believe that January 7 is considered a vivid example of Egyptian national unity.
President Hosni Mubarak has issued a decision to the effect that January 7, Christmas in Egypt, is a national holiday for all Egyptians. The decision was highly praised and welcomed.
On the occasion of Christmas, His Beatitude Cardinal Stephanos II, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church in Egypt, wrote an article that was published in both al-Ahram and al-Akhbar on "The Christmas of Love." Dr. Laila Takla and Zein al-Abeedin al-Rekabi wrote in al-Ahram and Asharq Al-Awsat...

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